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Inside the Oil Industry.

Author: Wil Mara
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing, 2016.
Series: Big business.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around oil, the fossil fuel that powers much of the modern world. It explores the oil industry's history, petroleum's many uses, and the ways in which companies are trying to boost efficiencies to make it a viable energy source for many years to come. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mara, Wil.
Inside the Oil Industry.
Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wil Mara
ISBN: 9781624022968 1624022960
OCLC Number: 1023532847
Description: 1 online resource (115 pages)
Contents: The pursuit of innovation --
Where is all began --
Increasing demand --
Oil and warfare --
The rise of the east --
Oil shortages --
How it all works today --
Petropolitics --
Today and tomorrow.
Series Title: Big business.

Abstract:

Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around oil, the fossil fuel that powers much of the modern world. It explores the oil industry's history, petroleum's many uses, and the ways in which companies are trying to boost efficiencies to make it a viable energy source for many years to come. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division o.

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